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CWU starts 2nd half of conference schedule playing better team ball

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington men's basketball is ready for a second chance. Now they start their second go-around with conference opponents. 

The Wildcats are 3-6 in the GNAC. Thursday night their first rematch is with Alaska, which last beat CWU in overtime. The Wildcats say they are gelling as the season moves forward.

"We're finally starting to come around and play as a team, play together. You know, we've had some tough road games, and you know we were able to pull through the last couple," said Roby Clyde, CWU senior and Pasco native.

"It's a tight-knit group. And I think we're going to see ourselves taking off here in the next nine games. It's the second time through. And I think the biggest thing is we're going to start playing a lot better together and I think that's a key to our success the second time around in conference," added head coach Greg Sparling.

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